I bought this kit for $10 at a contest, after calling a friend to ask if he could vac-form new canopies, as those in the kit were yellow as burnt wheat! The kit was a mix - it has nicely engraved panel lines, some nice resin additions (bomb sha[...]
Have not been active for a while so here is a little something I have been working on and recently finished. Tamiya have made a really amazing kit with an adequate level of detail. There were very few issues during the building, painting and wea[...]
This FG-1A was delivered to the Islands with the wing folding part removed , wings bolted shut, wing folding area filled in. Tail hook was removed and area metaled over . Model was painted with Mr color paints . Scheme was one off and had to do [...]
For several years I had a goal of building 1/48 scale models of all the Navy dive-bombers that saw action in WWII. I'd been fascinated with dive-bombing ever since I read Walter Lord's book "Incredible Victory", and saw the movie "Midway" in th[...]
The A-7 Corsair II,sometimes known as the SLUF ,a double threat on the flight deck, with that gapping waist high intake, to the low hung engine exhaust. made hazardous to walk around. Seeing this on the shelf of Willis hobby's, I couldn't resist[...]
F4U-2 Corsair BuNo.02624 No.212 'Midnite Cocktail' flown by Capt Howard W Bollman, VMF(N)-532, Kagman Field, Saipan, 14 April 1944...two kills these had the bullet proof glass removed for night visibility should not have had the blown canopy [...]
I picked up this little gem last year and have been working away at it off and on for some time. Despite what Revell says it is more likely to be a F4U -1D, and there is some debate as to whether the makings are right for this time period howeve[...]
Academy kit...true detail resin cockpit,Superscale+ academy decals,AMT F7F p& w R 2800 engine,xtracolor enamels paint
Since I read an article about the aces in the WWII, I became passionate for those warbirds. I was twelve years old! The Corsair was my favorite!
Simple but very nice kit, my first upload, still getting to know site, apologies if i have put in the wrong place.